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Tissue articles

Tissue articles

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  • Dec 12, 2019

    What does a sustainable business mean?

    Everyone is talking about sustainability - suppliers, producers, authorities, environmental agencies etc. But what does sustainability really mean? Does it mean the same to all of us? Often it is used synonymously with words like “green”. But “green” does not say anything about a product or process etc. being sustainable or not.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Selecting the right Yankee

    Over 100 years since it was invented, the Yankee dryer is the heart of tissue mills around the world. But while the essence of the Yankee remains the same, today’s dryers differ greatly from those of a century ago, with technical developments that have improved reliability, efficiency and performance. These modern advancements also mean that tissue producers have more options to choose from than ever before.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Rethinking energy sustainability in tissue production

    When it comes to sustainability in tissue production, simply presenting a “green corporate image” is no longer good enough to stay competitive. Authorities around the world have set greater environmental legislative requirements for tissue manufacturing, and consumers everywhere want certified environmentally-friendly products. That means tissue mills need to take concrete steps for more sustainable production processes.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Machine rebuild in Turkey

    Hayat Kimya A.S., part of the Turkey-based Hayat Group, is today the largest tissue manufacturer for Africa, the Middle East and Eastern Europe with a production capacity of 420,000 tons per year. The company first made the decision to enter the tissue business in 2004, and their first tissue machine – TM1 – went into operation in 2006 at a mill in Izmit, Turkey.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Things to consider when entering the private label market

    Today private labels have a higher share of the tissue market than even before, leading many to consider the benefits of so-called store or retailer brands. But private labels can entail a number of pitfalls, including a much higher degree of production complexity than national brands require. To succeed in this market, flexibility is a must.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Meeting the challenge of private labels

    Private labels, also called store brands, retailer brands or own labels, were once considered cheaper, poorer alternatives to manufacturer brand products. Those days are long gone. With more consumers turning to private labels, national tissue brands need to boost innovation to stay competitive.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Industry data: paper towels the hygienic choice for hand drying

    Hygiene is of course a top concern for tissue makers, and leading research in this area is offering good news for the industry. While trends in hand drying have lately emphasized electric dryers, recent scientific studies have repeatedly shown that traditional one-use towels are far more effective at reducing the spread of bacteria. This data could have a significant impact on consumer demand in coming years.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Cogeneration for increased energy efficiency

    Tissue manufacturing involves extremely intensive activities, demanding vast quantities of electrical and thermal energy. Consequently, any solution that optimizes the use of these resources is of utmost importance from both economic and environmental standpoints.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    Is China ready for kitchen towel?

    China, like much of East Asia, has long been an elusive market for producers of kitchen towel rolls. However, recent trends indicate that this may not be the case for much longer. Developments in Chinese tissue consumption suggest that the market for towel is posed to break wide open. With in-depth consumer research, suitable technology, and an experienced and capable partner, the right kind of kitchen towel could be a golden opportunity for tissue producers bold enough to take the first step.

  • Oct 29, 2019

    The story of tissue: the evolution of a vital consumer product

    Toilet and facial tissue is something that most of us take for granted, but many may be surprised to learn they are actually relatively new inventions. However, while tissue paper itself dates back less than a century, there is a much longer record of humans relying on paper for personal cleansing.

  • Oct 28, 2019

    The future of metallization

    The Yankee cylinder is the heart of a tissue machine and its surface is critical to production output and creping quality. Unfortunately, constant exposure to chemicals, wet tissue, internal steam pressure and high surface temperatures leads to surface wear and corrosion.

  • Oct 21, 2019

    Making the right choices to boost wet pressing efficiency

    Wet pressing has an impact all the way from paper machine drying capacity and web runnability to end product properties. The secret of process efficiency often lies in making the right choices for the press section consumables.

  • Oct 10, 2019

    The first edition of CRE8 4PEOPLE – a competition in creativity with people and social sustainability in focus

    The 7th October the very first CRE8 4PEOPLE challenge was held in Karlstad. A competition based on Karlstad university’s method CRE8®, but with people and social sustainability in focus. A new collaboration between Valmet, Karlstad University, Innovation Park (local innovation society in Karlstad) and a local nonprofit organization.

  • Oct 9, 2019

    Roll covers from recyclable and renewable raw materials

    Could paper machine roll covers be made of recycled or even bio-based raw materials? After less than two years’ intensive R&D work, Valmet has introduced new composite covers for press, guide and calender rolls representing a new, more sustainable generation of roll cover materials.

  • Jun 30, 2019

    Valmet's second tissue line to Crecia-Kasuga in Japan

    Valmet and Kawanoe Zoki are once again collaborating in delivering a tissue production line to Crecia-Kasuga Co., Ltd in Japan. The new Advantage DCT 135HS machine will add 40.000 annual tons capacity to the Fuji mill.

  • Jun 19, 2019

    Stronger and more flexible after stock preparation rebuild

    Fifteen grade changes per day and meeting the needs of more than 100 customers – that’s the reality for Essity’s Collodi Mill, requiring fast adaptation and striving for efficiency in colored tissue production.

  • Jun 12, 2019

    The extensive technological know-how behind Valmet’s roll service

    Valmet rolls are based on the strong experience as the papermaking industry’s leading OEM player.

  • Jun 11, 2019

    The future might surprise you

    As Darwin is alleged to have said: “It is not the strongest, nor the most intelligent that survives. It is the one that is most adaptable to change.” Surviving is about foreseeing the future. Succeeding is being there already. Get set for tomorrow’s needs with flexible hybrid technology!

  • Apr 23, 2019

    Valmet celebrated 40 years in Middle East with tissue technology seminar

    In Mid-April Valmet organized a tissue technology seminar in Abu Dhabi to celebrate 40 years of presence in Middle East

  • Apr 17, 2019

    Hayat Kimya´s seventh tissue machine up and running

    One reason why the collaboration between the Valmet and Hayat teams works extraordinarily well, is their longstanding history.

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